Wal is Back – Thanks to no treble for the heads up. The UK Bass manufacturer, known for a very distinctive range of basses, had been working just on back log, but they are now taking new orders again for the first time in a few years. From Wal’s site: After much activity we are […]
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TC Electronic have been busy busy again. The latest twist on the TC Electronic Classic450 Bass Amp – it’s called the Staccato’51, developed in conjunction with Rocco Prestia. Rocco is best known for holding down the bass in Tower of Power – a band he joined at 14 – and is a much renowned bassist. Checkout Rocco’s web page […]
September 2009 and Michael Pedulla introduces a new bass, the Nuance, the latest in a long line of basses from the US-based going back to the late 70’s, when Pedulla started making the fretless Buzz Bass . The Nuance was designed as an acounstic instrument, focussing on tonal subtleties. Says Pedulla: It has been fully […]
There was a pointer to this great video of Michael Manring explaining his Zon Bass lurking in the comments to “What I Hate Bass Licks” (a must read post if you haven’t read it already – masterfully written by Steve Uccello. In the video Michael explains how the Zon Hyperbass came about.
Hat tip to this Bassnews.de post for bringing this Vox product to my attention! The amPlug has been around a while, but Vox has added two new models, one of which might be of interest to us Bass folks. Described as a “palm-sized headphone guitar amp” this little gadget is modeled on VOX’s classic AC100 […]
I have to confess that I’m a sucker for anything green – either eco-green or just plain green-green. I had a green bass (of the green-green sort) for a while – a 5 string Status Graphite Bass – but have been at the more traditional end of the spectrum for a while, so Musicman’s latest […]